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HTML action Attribute

Definition and Usage

The action attribute specifies where to send the form-data when a form is submitted.

Applies to

The action attribute can be used on the following element:

Element Attribute
<form> action


Form Example

On submit, send the form-data to a file named "/action_page.php" (to process the input):

<form action="/action_page.php" method="get">
  First name: <input type="text" name="fname"><br>
  Last name: <input type="text" name="lname"><br>
  <input type="submit" value="Submit">
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Browser Support

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